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Communications Manager

  • 3 Jan 2024
  • 4 Mar 2024
  • Womanspace, Inc., Lawrence, NJ

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Communications Manager

Womanspace, Inc. is a leading nonprofit agency that provides comprehensive services to individuals and families impacted by domestic and sexual violence. The agency is located in Lawrence, NJ, and offers programs including crisis intervention, emergency shelter, counseling, court advocacy, and housing services. Womanspace is dedicated to improving the quality of life for adults and their families, and to providing a safe and supportive environment for survivors.

Role Description

This is a full-time on-site role for a Communications Manager. The Communications Manager will help to tell the compelling story of Womanspace’s mission and continue to build our organization’s brand strategically. Responsible for messaging, marketing and media relationship building. The Manager represents external communication efforts supporting and promoting the mission and agency value through multiple channels. The Manager is an integral part of Womanspace’s development goals, overseeing Womanspace’s marketing and communications efforts to donors, clients, and the community at large by creating clear and engaging messages and campaigns.

Key Responsibilities

• Develops and recommends an annual strategic communications plan in support of community awareness and fundraising campaigns

• Compose and edit materials including press releases, newsletters, impact reports, email communications

• Coordinate social media messaging and web page maintenance – ensuring that new and consistent information as well as track and measure the level of engagement of posts.

• Assist with creating and managing public relations including writing press releases, responding to media inquiries, monitoring and tracking media mentions

• Develop and maintain relationships with media contacts – including media list development

• Development of print, digital and other fundraising and program materials.

• Annual Report development

• Trains agency staff on the proper use of agency creative assets/logo/brand and assists in the development of training materials, presentation decks, and other distributions.

• Serve as agency representative at events as needed

• Works with Womanspace Programs as needed to assist in marketing/communication needs

• Creates and maintains organizational marketing collateral

Education, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Preferred:

• Bachelor's degree in Communications, Public Relations, Marketing, or a related field

• 3-5 years of experience in communications, marketing, or public relations

• Excellent verbal, written and organizational abilities. Strong attention to detail.

• Able to thrive in a growing and evolving department

• Effective in a fast-paced environment and eager to contribute to collaborative goals.

• Experience preferred with CRMs

• Experience in the nonprofit sector is a plus

• Highly functional with Microsoft Office (Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint)

• A good understanding of general practices, methods and procedures related to public relations, media relations and marketing.


• Salary-$60,000- $65,000 commensurate with experience

• ·100% employer-paid health, dental, and vision insurance

• · 401k Contribution

• · Strong Commitment to professional development

• · Generous Paid Absences and Vacation time.

Interested applicants should send resumes and cover letters to Erin Hartshorn,  at ebh@womanspace.org*Writing sample required with application

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